I think we’ve all been on the end of a weird compliment during our lives. Something that comes out of someone’s mouth before they really think about how it’s going to sound, something a person thinks is a compliment when it really isn’t, etc etc.
These 14 people have some space from the original event, which means they’re ready to laugh about the totally strange compliments that came out of nowhere.
14. It started out as a compliment…
Had a dentist once tell me that I had an impressively strong jaw.
He then went on to tell me that I was creating stress fractures in my tooth enamel from clenching my impressively strong jaw.
13. That’s how you die in the apocalypse.
I was dressed as a zombie for a scare acting job at a haunted house – full-on gore, horrendous outfit, the works.
I scared a group of lads and then as they were walking away I heard – “Dude, was it just me or did that zombie have a fantastic ass?”
A gay guy told me I was hot but I stunk like a straight guy.
11. Definitely a compliment.
A homeless man once yelled out ‘Heyyyy sexy Jesus!’ at me.
So that was nice.
10. Who would say this??
“You’re very photogenic, but don’t for one minute think that means you’re beautiful. You’re not,”
Customer in a pub I used to work in. I was about 18/19 and it crushed me a bit.
9. The attractive part was nice.
You have the appearance of an attractive older woman.
8. OK this might be the weirdest one.
From my dentist: If you were a horse, I’d buy you.
7. Alternate universe?
After returning to the office post-COVID I got told I look way less fat in person.
In college, after a year apart, a casual friend greeted me with, “You’ve lost weight!”
I hadn’t. And I wasn’t fat at all. But somehow, in his mind, I had been overweight all along.
6. Ride or die.
My BFF introduced me to his new girlfriend as “the guy who would help hide the bodies.”
Good friends help you move. Great friends help you move bodies.
5. That will get in your head.
A friend recently told me “you have a very conventionally attractive laugh.”
I wasn’t paying attention to how I was laughing at the time and I’m kind of a wreck over wondering how I was laughing to be able to recreate it. I probably laugh entirely differently now that I’ve been alerted to it.
4. Meet-cute material.
“You have a very expressive face”
I stumbled out of an after hours club at like 8am and hopped on transit home, I scanned the bus and found a seat. Once I sat down another guy around my age said that.
The guy probably knew I was f**ked up and messing with me, still makes me laugh.
3. Thank you?
“It must be fun to be you.”
I was told this when a friend asked why I was laughing and I replied that remembered a joke from a Simpsons episode I watched 3 years earlier.
2. Time for a blush.
I was once told “you have perfect anatomy!”
I was spread eagle in labor with my kid and my nurse was prepping me for a catheter.
I just kinda laughed and said “thanks! I grew it myself!”
1. Let that be a lesson to you.
Accidentally shot the speculum back out at my gynaecologist and they told me I had impressively strong uterine walls. Thanks?
Y’all, humans are so great, aren’t they? You never know what they’re going to say next.
What’s the weirdest compliment you’ve heard? Tell us about it in the comments!